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NR-43210  Cryptococcus gattii, Alg40
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Organism: Cryptococcus gattii
Designations: Alg40
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: Discontinued (Please See Comments)
Store at: -80°C or colder
Contributor: A Idnurm
NR-43210 is no longer available.  Cryptococcus gattii, Strain Alg40, is now available as NR-50186.

Cryptococcus gattii (C. gattii), strain Alg40 is the progeny of a genotypic cross between C. gattii strains R265 and CBS1930.

C. gattii, strain Alg40 is progeny produced towards the generation of a congenic pair. It was deposited as expressing a wild type genotype, mating type a.

Each vial of NR-43210 contains approximately 1 mL of yeast culture in Yeast Extract Peptone Dextrose broth containing 15% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Cryptococcus gattii, Strain Alg40, NR-43210."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Zhu, P., et al. "Congenic Strains for Genetic Analysis of Virulence Traits in Cryptococcus gattii." Infect. Immun. 81 (2013): 2616-2625. PubMed: 23670558.
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Cryptococcus gattii R265
Cryptococcus gattii CBS1930
Cryptococcus gattii Alg40
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